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SQL Error: An error has occurred while trying to access the license validation file

Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Hello experts,
I am getting error when I open SSMS after I installed SQL server 2008 on my machine.
Error says: An error has occurred while trying to access the license validation file. Please reinstall SQL server to correct this file.

I remember it was working last time and I was able to connect I think, Don't know why its throwing this error and what are my options to repair this. Please help. Thanks
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